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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

Entries in Literal LOLs (150)


Figure It Out

Wrecky minion Jennifer T. is no dummy; she knows that sometimes you just can't trust a bakery to decorate your kid's birthday cake properly.

So this year, Jennifer asked the decorator to not even try. "Please just leave room so I can add my own toy figures," she asked, confident that this plan would FINALLY foil the wreckerators.


"Leave room to figure!!!"

Ahhh, those wily wreckerators.


...and now there is no room. The irony. IT BURNS.


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Tell Me What You Want, What You Literally Want...

They asked for a big number 8.

They got it.


And this one was to be ready by Wednesday:

(Think if they'd had 'til Friday they could have used a decorator who WASN'T colorblind?)


Remember last week's "Happy Birthday in Chinese" snafu? Well, for this next one they asked a French bakery to write "Happy Anniversary" in Polish.

And now, proof that you can literally wreck a cake in any language:

What's Polish for "facepalm"? Hang on, lemme go look.
Aha! K, here we go:



You'll never guess what color the NSC Sweethearts wanted:

In fact, I bet they wanted blue icing almost as much as they didn't want to be called the "Sweathart's."


While we're hypothesizing, I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess it WILL fit:


And finally, for the days when you're just tired of trying:



Thanks to Gretchen L., Renae F., Armelle B., Jennifer T., Carmin B., & Audrey L. for inspiring every minimalist's next birthday cake.


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